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RE: was heat to the Miami Valley/ now electric bill & job..


Theresa, that's great news!  I just thrilled for you all.

Lynda
Zone 7 - West TN

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Pam Evans
Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 9:23 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] was heat to the Miami Valley/ now electric bill &
job..


Oh Theresa I am so happy for John and for you!   What wonderful news.
I know you are both delighted and gratified that your life can get
somewhat back to "normal" now, whatever that is!  LOL


On 7/31/06, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> Wonderful news Theresa!  I'm so glad for him; it can be demoralizing 
> to look for work so long, especially with all he has to offer.  I hope

> you'll celebrate.  Glad you won't have to move too.
>
> I swore I wouldn't turn AC on when I got home tonight, but at 8pm it 
> was still 90 in the house.  It had been too hot to do much of anything

> so I dozed on the couch til 8, then finally went ahead and turned the 
> air on. 2 cats were cooling their buns on the bathroom ceramic tile.  
> The other 2 were just watching me nap waiting for me to DO something 
> about it. Tomorrow will
> be 96 and I think I saw the humidity has been running 94 and something
> about
> a dew point of 73 making things worse.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Theresa W." <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 6:49 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] was heat to the Miami Valley/ now electric bill & 
> job..
>
>
> > Well- the electric bill came today- and indeed our record setting 
> > hot streak does come at a price.  $144 for this month's electricity.

> > The month before (and our norm during most summer months) was $60.
> Yuck!  But,
> > on a much more positive note-  my husband was offered a very nice
> position
> > today, which he accepted and will start in 2 weeks.  So yeah!!! 13
> months
> > and 5 days of job hunting finally paid off!  Thank God!
> >
> > Theresa
> >
> > Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:
> >> I don't know how the planners do it, but it seems like they 
> >> schedule
> the
> >> Dayton Air Show for the hottest day of the year every time. It just
> seems
> >> to
> >> draw the heat.  They've done it again.  Now why would you plan
> something
> >> that was going to be on asphalt or black top with metal roofed and
> walled
> >> buildings for the hottest day of the year?, I keep asking myself.  
> >> In
> the
> >> past, the Dayton Celtic Festival downtown was on a different 
> >> weekend
> and
> >> is
> >> usually a lot of fun.  It's usually pretty hot, but not record 
> >> setting. This year they put it opposite the Dayton Air Show...the 
> >> hottest day of the year.  Now it's bad enough that the heat indices

> >> are over 100 F.  I
> think
> >> folks were surprised the crowds were down for the Celtic Fest.  
> >> DUH! (Ever tried to dance in wool on the hottest day of the year?  
> >> I'm surprised
> the
> >> entertainment teams showed up!)  Knowing how the weather was going 
> >> to
> be,
> >> DH
> >> and I declined to go to the Celtic Fest or the Dayton Air Show.  
> >> Maybe we're just getting old, but we couldn't see the sense of 
> >> going out to get roasted
> >> and pay highly for the privilege when we could stay home and be
more
> >> comfortable for free.
> >> We're to have a heat index continuing for the next three days above
100
> >> F.
> >> It will only be 91-98 actual temp, but with very high humidity.  I
have
> >> so
> >> much I want to do outside, but I'll have to do it before 10:00am
every
> >> day
> >> where it is shaded in the yard.  Even the dogs don't want to stay
out
> and
> >> play.  They have been getting their business done in record time 
> >> since the return of the blast furnace.
> >>
> >> Donna, how are you doing in Chicago with the heat?  They aren't 
> >> predicting any relief until Thursday or Friday here.
> >> I don't envy anyone who deals with these temps on a regular basis.
> >> Especially not you, Pam, without the benefit of rain!!!
> >>
> >> Blessings,
> >> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >>
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Kemp TX
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